The Crisis Text Line is a free, anonymous text-based support network. It’s for anyone struggling with a crisis, no matter how big or small.
As crisis text lines become more widespread, there’s a need to better understand their users. This study aims to address this by exploring user experiences of text-based crisis services through publicly available Twitter posts.
Text STEVE to 741741
CUNY students in crisis can text STEVE to 741741 and receive an immediate response from a trained Crisis Counselor. This service is made available by The Steve Fund, which views text messaging as an essential element in its strategy to improve mental health access for college students of color.
The Crisis Text Line is a national service that specializes in helping people in crisis. They work with people to de-escalate their situation and help them find the resources they need in their community.
A crisis is not only about a life-threatening event, but it can also be about things like a broken relationship or stress related to your job or school. Anyone can use the service – it’s confidential and you don’t have to disclose any identifying information, making it easier to talk about something that might be keeping you from feeling your best.
The service’s Crisis Counselors are screened and trained to listen to their texters at their level of distress. They’ll listen, empathize and support you until you feel better – they’ll help you move from a hot moment to a cool one.
Text MHA to 741741
Crisis Line is a free, anonymous, and confidential text-based mental health service available 24/7 throughout the United States. When you text MHA to 741741 you will be connected to a trained crisis counselor, who can help you de-escalate your situation and connect you to support locally.
This is a great resource for anyone in a stressor, whether it’s an academic or social situation that’s causing you to feel overwhelmed or anxious. The best part is that it’s free and easy to use, with no data usage or service fees.
This service has been around since 2013, and it uses texting to provide free, confidential mental health support. They have a huge network of volunteers who are trained to handle all manner of issues that you can send through their service. They can also help you find the resources that are best for you, from mental health support to disaster recovery assistance. Their counselors have worked with a variety of populations, including LGBTQ people, young adults, Native Americans, veterans, and people with disabilities.
Text HOME to 741741
The Crisis Text Line is a free, anonymous, 24/7 emotional support service that provides support through texting. You can use it to discuss any issue – whether you’re feeling suicidal, depressed or simply overwhelmed by the demands of life.
The service’s volunteers, called Crisis Counselors, use active listening and collaborative problem solving to help you move from a hot moment to a cool calm. They’ll also suggest referrals to resources within your local community.
To use the Crisis Text Line, all you need to do is text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States or Canada. A trained Crisis Counselor will respond to your text message within minutes.
The service is available in English and Spanish and is free of charge for all users. The number will not appear on your phone bill with any mobile carrier.
Text Got5 to 741741
The Crisis Text Line, an anonymous and free service available to anyone in the United States, launched in 2013. It uses trained Crisis Counselors to support people in their time of need.
The line has over 554 million messages processed to date. Its counselors de-escalate situations in less than 1% of crises and work with texters to seek help from local resources.
When you text Got5 to 741741, you will get connected to a trained Crisis Counselor who is ready to listen and offer support. The Crisis Counselor will introduce themselves, respond to what you texted, and invite you to provide more details at your own pace.
It’s a great way to talk about anything that is weighing on you. It can be anything from a stressful day, to a break up, to losing a job.